A man returns to his hometown and unearths a long-buried family secret. As he tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before. Will they survive the truth?
Seventeen Australian directors each create a chapter from the hauntingly beautiful novel by Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points in ordinary people’s lives. As characters face second thoughts and midlife regret, relationships irretrievably alter, resolves
are made or broken and lives change direction forever. This watershed film reinterprets and re-imagines the work for the screen.